Wikipedia Search
There have been rumblings in the Wikimedia community since last year that a better search engine is on the way and it looks like that’s true – but not everyone’s happy. In a $250,000 grant document from the Knight Foundation for media innovation, Wikipedia owner Wikimedia describes: Knowledge Engine by Wikipedia will democratize the discovery of media, news and information – it will make the Internet’s most relevant information more accessible and openly curated, and it will create an open data engine that’s completely free of commercial interests. Today, commercial search engines dominate search-engine use of the Internet, and they’re employing proprietary…

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